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Dec 10, 2012 11:30am PST
deep fear of the government of belize. >> it is believed belize is not a corrupt government that it does not lie that it would not execute people, without the judicial process this is untrue. >> mcafee says he was denied asylum in guatemala, because the country is about to sign a peace treaty with belize settling a border dispute. he and his 20-year-old girlfriend are fighting extradition to belize where he's wanted for questioning about the murder of his neighbor. >>> livermore man at the center of a theft investigation says the whole thing is a misunderstanding. this security video of the incident is posted on youtube itch according to livermore police, the man -- entering the front porch of a home on walnut street and taking items lives in the same neighborhood as the victim. he admitted being the person but says he was picking up cigarette butts from an ashtray. >>> quick thinking and training saved two laundry deliver workers after their big rig got caught in power lines and went up in flames in front of the alameda county juvenile hall on fairmont drive. firefighters l
KOFY
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
lowered their risk of recurrence by 25%. >>> the government is sounding the alarm about something that affects millions of openeder americans, reverse mortgages. abc learns has learned that there is a growing concern over these and federal government may be taking action. >> this is the agreement. >> the family home, dream and nest egg for jim and linda mcmahon until it had to be sold to pay a reverse mortgaged as soon as her husband died. >> i get a letter. sorry to hear about your husband passing away. >> it's an immediate cash payment in exchange for future equity. but only people 62 and older qualify. linda was too young to be on the mortgage. so when her older husband died she lost everything. it's only one danger inherent in the reverse mortgage. >> critics say the tv commercials prey to vulnerable senior seniors and they are warning it's not free money. >> they are not being told about the downside. >> right now in america, 57,000 seniors in reverse mortgages are in danger of losing their homes. nearly 10% forecast rate, four times higher than traditional mortgages. the dep
KOFY
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
out doors sometimes doesn't mean that we surrender the right to make sure that the government doesn't collect and stock pile detailed personalize information about our whereabouts. >>reporter: inexpensive system with camera is different than a sheriff helicopter precisely because of the low cost. aclu fears affordability will lead to abuse. but are we already there? for few hundred dollars you can buy your own camera equipped uav. as for low cost camera keeping track of us they are with everywhere. building street lights stores and everyone on the street has one of these. >> it's undeniably true technology has dramatically change the world we live in doesn't mean we have to surrender our brave situation rates going in and out public. >>reporter: aclu and others calling on the soups to put the issue up for discussion and debate. and today the supervisors agreed. even the sheriff agreed even before the issue came on the agenda he asked to have the purchase put up for discussion at public protection committee hearing. >> meeting set for the future and hopefully in the near futu
KOFY
Dec 6, 2012 11:30am PST
-old was hoping the guatemalan government would grant him asylum. now he will be headed back to belize where he's wanted for questioning in the november murder of his neighbor. >> you nor any of your associates shoot him? >> for what reason? he's my neighbor. >> former software mogul says he went underground because he's convinced police in belize want him dead. mcafee managed to evade authorities for weeks by wearing costumes and changing his appearance. >>> apple's ceo says the company will begin manufacturing one of is computers in the u.s. apple plan to spend more than 100 million dollars building mac computers. cook says apple has a responsibility to create jobs but didn't say where in the u.s. this manufacturing will take place. apple manufactured and assembled many products in the u.s. until the late 90s. >>> meteorologist mike nicco ahead -- >>> four storms are gone, pattern is changing, sunshine, you can see it breaking out as we look from emeryville towards san francisco, we'll talk about how warm it is going to be in the afternoons where you can expect fog the next couple of mornings
KOFY
Dec 6, 2012 9:30pm PST
from the federal government. innovation grant to work on instruction with teachers to help develop skills higher level content. we're very excited about. we're also one of foremost practitioners which is linked learning which approach where you can get a rigorous academic component and certain academies in certain area with a technical and vocational piece. then also support services which provide intervention for kids struggling either socially or emotionally or academically. >> cheryl: this is fantastic fog. i know there is more information. we are out of time. they have website which you wanted to tell people about. coming up next, we'll hear about a program that works to stop young people from dropping out of school before those students even start thinking about it. ♪ ♪ >> cheryl: welcome back to "beyond the headlines." we are talking about dropout prevention. with us is jane choi. chief program officer for spark. it addresses the dropout epidemic by putting professionals with other people. >>ening you for hearing me. >> cheryl: tell me how spark got starred? >> it's how o
KOFY
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
be concerned that the tax deduction for chair writ believe a giving would be cut saving the government money. private wealth advisor says it can make sense to get more bang for your donation buck. it would help charities this year, but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate some this year and potentially some next year may try to double up and donate more this year. >> but the uncertain financial future is also causing fear. >> and many people are afraid to make any move, so then there is paralysis because if you don't know what is coming and you try to stay as liquid as you can. we try to hold on to what we have. you are not as willing to donate or spend in general. >> st. anthony's is seeing this as well. >> some of the people who traditionally have given us end of year stock donations. we are seeing about half of those coming through. joy st. anthony's -- >> st. anthony's is optimistic their donors will come through. >> it is thr is a real sense of compassion. >> and he agrees. he says some wealthy people may donate less if it benefits them less.
KOFY
Dec 10, 2012 9:00pm PST
the government spend so i asked her where would she been willing to cut. >> we have to raise the revenue from area where is we know that there is waste fraud abuse and where we can have some significant savings. >>reporter: lee promised to cut waste fraud and abuse but couldn't name a single program other than military spend wling is he would make the cut. in palo alto move on members vow to call bain tore tell him no cuts to services. >> when the president says i want a balance approach is he saying i want no cuts to 40 percent of the budget. >> no. i think he is saying that he won't cut services. >>reporter: that is certainly what they are saying at these rally. johnson went to the one in oakland. at 68 he's retired and he says would he like to stay that wait a minute i have worked for 50 years and people have worked for 25, 30, 50 years and put their part of the income that social security under the social contract they should get the benefit of it. >>reporter: we have not seen today is any sort of counter demonstration from conservativ conservative. tea party members which you wou
KOFY
Dec 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
and just the mismanagement of state government and i think it has taxpayers scratching their heads why don't we have more accountability? >>reporter: auditors also found an edd tech figures who is now in prison helped 2 accomplice illegally obtain nearly 100,000 dollars of unemployment benefits. natural resource agency executive allowed nearly 50,000 dollars in commuting cost to be reimbursed. fish and game supervisor required a farmer leasing land from the state to provide him with 5000 dollars in home depot gift cards. for more than a year a deputy of education employee who has since resigned filled his work take by posting almost 5000 comments to stories on the sacramento bee web site. most 7000 tips reported to the whistle blower had the line came from state workers who care about how taxpayer money is being spent. most are good, hard working employees. >> we should be good steward of the funds that are being used for our services and we should be vigilant of that. >>reporter: taxpayer group want more uncovered. >> day-to-day oversight of state government is not very sexy. but
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